2020 Categories

Journalism

Journalist of the Year

Our Journalist of the Year is an individual who has made a lasting impression with a series of reports on TV, radio, print and online. He or she is also an individual whose talent and drive has helped to inspire others within the media industry. He or she is someone who has made a valued contribution with a series of exclusive reports locally, nationally or internationally.

Work must have been aired or published in Britain between May 1 2019 and August 20 2020.

NOTE: Applicants can submit no more than ten pieces of work.


Best Investigation

This award recognises an individual who has helped to highlight an important issue with an exclusive piece of work on TV, radio, print and online. It aims to reward an investigation, which has had a profound impact for the public good.

Work must have been aired or published in Britain between May 1 2019 and August 20 2020.

The award is open to investigations across the world but must have been produced by a British based media organisation or production company.


Regional Journalist of the Year

This award is in recognition of the work of an individual working in TV, radio, print and online at a regional or local level. He or she is someone who has produced consistent and varied work at a regional level.

Work must have been aired or published in Britain between May 1 2019 and August 20 2020.

NOTE: Applicants can submit no more than ten pieces of work.


Outstanding Young Journalist

The Young Journalist Award recognises a person who has made valuable breakthrough into the media with a series of reports on TV, radio, print and online.

Work must have been carried out between May 1 2011 and August 20 2020.

NOTE: Finalists must be aged under 26 (as of August 5 2019).  Applicants can submit up to ten pieces of work. Applicants must submit an up to date CV with all work.


Report of the Year

This recognises the best local news and special feature report affecting the Asian community. This is a team award and nominations can be submitted on behalf of the producer, writer, editor and presenter.

Work must have been carried out or aired between May 1 2019 and August 20 2020.

NOTE: Work must have been carried out and produced in the UK. Work must have been aired on a UK mainstream TV and digital channel.


Radio

Best Radio Show

This award recognises a radio show and programme that continues to sustain creative high standards.

The radio show can be internet based but must be produced and transmitted from a UK base.

Work must have been aired or published in Britain between May 1 2019 and August 20 2020.


Radio Presenter of the Year

This award acknowledges a radio presenter who has helped to sustain high standards over a period of time both in creativity and innovation.

The radio station can be internet based but must be produced and transmitted from a UK base.

Work must have been aired or published in Britain between May 1 2019 and August 20 2020.


Online

Best Blog

This award rewards the best columns, opinions, reviews and commentary for their originality, humour and creativity.

The award also recognises an individual for the use of original and creative language over a sustained period of time on social media forums such as Youtube, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat.

The blog must be UK based. The blog need NOT be news and features based.

The award is open to writers, beauty and fashion/lifestyle bloggers and public relations professionals.


Marketing & PR

Media Agency of the Year

This award will be presented to an agency that has delivered the most creative and innovative work for its clients targeting an Asian audience.

Work must have been carried out and produced in the UK.

Work must have been produced between May 1 2019 and August 20 2020.


Live Productions

Best Stage Production

The special award recognises the most creative stage and theatre productions of the year. The event must have taken place between May 1 2019 and August 20 2020.

The event must have been marketed to a UK audience.